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U.S. trade deficits are matched by an inflow of foreign investment. Greg Ip says that isn't necessarily good: some foreign investment is more desirable than others.

by Paul R. Spitzzeri A native of frontier England, meaning he was raised in a sparsely populated rural area near the Scottish border, William Workman emigrated to the United States in September 182…

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein announced a dozen Russian intelligence officers were being charged with conspiring to hack the computer networks of Democratic organizations and the Hillary Clinton campaign during the 2016 presidential election on Friday, according to The Washington Post. In the latest indictment stemming from the investigation led by special counsel Robert Mueller, 12 members of the Russian military intelligence branch known as the GRU are accused of engaging in a

SMITH BRAIN TRUST – In what was a quiet shock, Barnes & Noble Inc. announced last week that its chief executive Demos Parneros had been fired without severance and summarily removed from the company’s board. It was stunning – a kind of corporate whiplash. The company offered only a sparsely worded statement, saying the 14-month CEO had violated company policy – it didn’t specify which –…

A huge iceberg edging closer to a small Greenland community has sparked evacuations over concerns of a potential tsunami and subsequent flooding on Friday, according to Newsweek. Even though the iceberg appears to be grounded, chunks of ice were falling off into the sea and creating large waves earlier in the week, according to local outlet Kalaallit Nunaat Radio (KNR). "There are 180 inhabitants and we are very concerned and are afraid," said Karl Petersen, chair for the local council in the

We think of the 50 states as being divided by red or blue political leanings, but each state has a more deeply rooted psychology, with centuries of history that controls whether it rises or falls.

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The UN Security Council will vote Friday on imposing an arms embargo on South Sudan and sanctions on two military officials after the latest diplomatic efforts failed to end nearly five years of war. ...

by Paul R. Spitzzeri In the summer of 1926, the Temple family was at a particularly interesting transitional point. That spring, Walter P. Temple and his business associates, manager Milton Kauffm…

By James Pearson and Patpicha Tanakasempipat CHIANG RAI, Thailand (Reuters) - After their traumatic ordeal deep inside a dark and flooded mountain cave, Thailand's 12 rescued boys and their young soccer coach will now have to navigate a fresh challenge: Fame. The boys, aged 11 to 16, will spend at least a week in hospital and a month at home, health officials said, following a daring rescue from the Tham Luang cave complex in the northern province of Chiang Rai that captivated the…

The remaining half of an unfinished bridge was demolished on Thursday in Colombia using a controlled explosion, according to The Independent. Officials said they decided to stop work on the project after a construction accident killed 10 workers when it partially collapsed in January. All of the construction workers were working along the structure as it collapsed. An engineering report said the collapse was due to faults in the design of the bridge and recommended the demolition of the

House Speaker Paul Ryan said on Thursday he found out his family car was rented by a family of woodchucks this winter as some temporary housing, but they destroyed it in the process, according to National Public Radio. The furry creatures chewed through the wiring and rendered his Chevy Suburban useless. "My car was eaten by animals," Ryan joked to an event at the Economic Club of Washington D.C. Ryan said the car was being stored at his mother's house in Wisconsin but…

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said he was deeply concerned about the continued violence in Nicaragua and the growing death toll in the protests calling for President Daniel Ortega to resign or move up the next presidential election, according to Reuters. “He urges all parties to respect the role of the mediators, to refrain from the use of violence, and to fully commit to participating in the National Dialogue in order to de-escalate violence and find a peaceful solution to

TOKYO (AP) — Organizers of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics say the torch relay will start in Fukushima, an area hit by the 2011 earthquake, tsunami and

Porn actress Stormy Daniels was arrested at an Ohio strip club and is accused of letting patrons touch her in violation of a state law, her attorney said early Thursday. While Daniels was

Vienna, July 12 (IANS) The first museum dedicated exclusively to fictional British Secret Service agent James Bond has opened on the Austrian Alps, where scenes for "Spectre" (2015), the most expensive in the long-running spy series, were shot. The futuristic 007 Elements museum is on the summit of Gaislachkogl

Canadian cryptocurrency exchange Coinsquare has announced its plan to enter the Japanese market pending approval by the country’s financial regulator. The new exchange will be launched under the Dlta21x brand. It will focus on Japan initially but has plans to expand into other Asian markets. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Coinsquare Launching in Japan Coinsquare made two announcements on Tuesday. One is the official launch of Coinsquare Licensing to “enable

A Nevada judge ruled to halt the lethal injection of a double-murderer on Wednesday after a pharmaceutical company objected to the state using one of its drugs to execute someone, according to The Guardian. Judge Elizabeth Gonzalez of Clark County district said the drug could not be used in a ruling which was issued just hours before Scott Raymond Dozier, 47, was scheduled to be executed with a combination of drugs never tried before. Alvogen, the pharmaceutical company, called on the judge to

by Paul R. Spitzzeri A post from last year gave a little bit of the early history of the Los Angeles Fire Department, from its volunteer origins in September 1871 to the professionalized department…